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News Briefs for 23 June 2022

DGP visits home of Martyr SI Farooq Ahmad

Srinagar 22 Jun: The Director General of Police, J&K, Dilbag Singh today visited the home of martyr Sub Inspector Farooq Ahmad at Samboora Pampore to express his condolence and sympathies with the family of the martyr. Accompanied by ADGP Armed/IR J&K SJM, Gillani, IGP Kashmir, Vijay Kumar, Deputy Inspector General South Kashmir, Shri Abdul Jabbar, SSP Awantipora, Mohammad Yousif, Commandant 185 Bn CRPF Shri Arun Kumar Jaitly, the DGP met the family members of the martyr and expressed his heartfelt condolence on behalf of J&K Police. He expressed his solidarity with the bereaved family and assured all help from the police department.

Karra reiterates vow to fight BJPs vendetta politics, slams ED Summons to Rahul Gandhi

Srinagar June 22 ( KNS ) 22 Jun: Senior Congress Leader & CWC Member Tariq Hameed Karra on Wednesday reiterated that Congress will continue to fight against BJPs diversionary tactics and vendetta politics. Karra also said the use of agencies against leadership wont deter Congress party from fighting against the BJPs attempts to weaken the opposition inorder to hide its failures on all fronts. In a meeting of Senior Party Leaders, DCC Presidents and prominent workers, frontal organizations etc at Srinagar Party Office CWC Member Tariq Hameed Karra slammed the unnecessary ED summons to Rahul Gandhi & Sonia Gandhi aiming to settle political scores on the part of BJP.

Section of Srinagar-Jammu highway washed away

Banihal, Udhampur, Jammu 22 Jun: Flash floods triggered by heavy rains washed away the shuttering of an under-construction bridge and a 150-foot section of the Jammu-Srinagar national highway even as landslides in Ramban and Udhampur districts forced closure of the strategic road for the second consecutive day on Wednesday, leaving hundreds of vehicles stranded, officials said. The traffic on the Mughal Road, which connects the twin districts of Poonch and Rajouri in the Jammu region with south Kashmirs Shopian district, was also suspended due to landslides, they said. The shuttering of under-construction Peerah bridge was washed away due to heavy rains (on highway), police official said, adding that the one which is normally used for traffic is safe.

'Militant' Held As NIA Raids Multiple Spots In Kashmir

Srinagar 22 Jun: A militant, closely associated with The Resistance Front (TRF) commander responsible for recent targeted killings, was arrested on Wednesday as the NIA carried out searches at multiple locations across Kashmir in a 'terror conspiracy case', an official said. Mudasir Ahmad Dar, a resident of Nowpora-Kharpora village in south Kashmir's Kulgam district, was arrested for providing logistical support and transporting arms and ammunition, a spokesperson of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) said.